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Being a successful interest representative in Brussels is no easy feat. It requires public affairs professionals to be resourceful and resilient, and able to cope rapidly with the complexities and expectations of a constantly changing environment. What are the key challenges and opportunities for women lobbyists in Brussels?
This panel discussion will be an opportunity to hear from five senior public affairs practitioners and exchange views on:
- Obstacles faced by women lobbyists in Brussels, and how to overcome them
- Perceptions and expectations from external interlocutors
- Support structures, multipliers and insider tips for public affairs managers and leaders
- Future trends and hot issues to watch out for in the profession
Monica Mireles Serrano
Head of European Affairs
Ingka Group (IKEA)
Vice-Chair Gender Initiatives Task Force, AmCham EU
Head of EMEIA Public Policy Brussels Office, EY
Former Director European Institutions Office, Amnesty International
Co-Founder, Zentrix Consulting
Claudia La Donna
Head of Brussels office,
Co-Founder of W@Digital
Senior Manager for EU Public Policy, Government Affairs and Communications
Moderator: Dan Sobovitz
Speechwriter and Digital Communication Strategist of Vice President
With special thanks to our event partner:
EY: Progressing gender equality.
Public Affairs Council Members: Free
Non-members: Free, space permitting. Although preference for places will be given to members of the Council and associates of the speakers, we anticipate that we will be able to accommodate non-members too.
Depending on uptake, we may need to limit the number of participants per organization, but if this affects you we will discuss this with you and your colleagues.
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